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Il Punto Ristorante

507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
+1 212-244-0088
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscotti” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (90 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Value
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LOCATION
507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Il Punto Ristorante
1. Convenient
"few blocks from the Javits Center it was an oasis in the neighborhood"
JakeM51
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2. Excellent Service
"White table cloth, clean, cozy atmosphere with very attentive service."
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3. Signature Dish
" I had the timballo, a pasta dish like lasagna but lighter."
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

Great experience at Il Punto. We visited before seeing Cabaret. My mother had the pre fixe menu and is still raving about the salad starter a week later! I had a wonderful calamari to start followed by mushroom tortellini. The real stars though were the...More

1  Thank greatexplorer101
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Thank you for letting us be one of your first dinners of the year! We appreciate the 5-stars and the lovely compliments. Fabulous to hear that your mother was still talking about her meal a week later... Please tell her once more that we say...More

Reviewed 9 January 2015

My husband and I visited IL Punto for dinner prior to going to watch the Knicks play during our stay in New York. We had a 5pm reservation. We were quickly greeted and shown to our table. There were only two occupied tables in the...More

Thank southenglandgal
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Thank you for your feedback about the service and your dishes. We want you to leave having felt that the experience was a delight and one of the best you could have had in the city. Knowing that wasn't the case for you is disappointing....More

Reviewed 9 January 2015

Just now reading recent reviews it seems there are inconsistent problems here, not the same for everyone. Our meal was perfectly fine. Mozzarella Caprese, Paparedelli alla sleva nera, braciolette, all were nice. Our coffee was excellent and we enjoyed the biscotti and chocolate. What started...More

Thank mommabean
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Your expectations were entirely reasonable, and they should have been met. Having to wait as long as you've described to be attended to is unacceptable -- management and the waitstaff will be informed of your feedback. I know that doesn't make up for the inconvenience...More

Reviewed 9 January 2015

Great dinner with my husband while visiting New York. Easy online reservations and follow up. Great service and lovely atmosphere ! Wonderful food and good recommendation from the staff. I couldn't decide on a desert so they gave me a taste of two of them...More

1  Thank LHelen55
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Helen, thank you for the lovely feedback after joining us during your trip! We're so flattered to know that everything was a delight and that you recommend us strongly. Please think of us on a future trip as well! Grazie, Letizia B.

Reviewed 8 January 2015

This is very well located to the theater district, without being touristy as are a lot of the restaurants in this area. Food and service is very good.

2  Thank sanmerle
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I'm very happy to hear you thought of our place as authentic and enjoyed the food and service greatly. Hope you visit us again soon! Best, Letizia B.

Reviewed 7 January 2015

We were treated to a fantastic meal and charming service,the best meal my wife and family had in NYC.,seafood was on a level of excellence,with a very nice cosy atmosphere and ambience, allthis within $10 cab ride from Times square..More

1  Thank johnl10963
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Nothing beats a fantastic meal with charming service -- so glad that's the impression you got of us! Happy to hear your seafood was on point. Along with the cozy atmosphere, it sounds like you and your family had a wonderful time! That's music to...More

Reviewed 6 January 2015

We’ve eaten at Il Punto multiple times and we’re always satisfied by the service and food. They have a great selection and the atmosphere is a perfect setting for a romantic date or just a night out with friends or family. I’m never disappointed by...More

2  Thank KPNYC84
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

Thank you for your high recommendation and the kind compliments! So nice to hear that you find us as a great restaurant for any occasion. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Letizia B.

Reviewed 6 January 2015

We recently visited il punto for an evening meal whilst on vacation from the UK. The food was fantastic, the staff welcoming and knowledgeable, and the ambiance superb. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for good quality Italian food in NYC.

1  Thank offleygrove
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

So happy you had a lovely time! Thanks very much for the 5-stars and the recommendation. Hope we'll see you again should you return to NYC. Sincerely, Letizia B.

Reviewed 6 January 2015 via mobile

We were looking for a place close enough to the theater district and we found this gem! Everything was outstanding, from the greetings at the door to the last bite of desserts... My husband had the timballo, mhhh... Strongly suggested! Our waiter was attentive and...More

Thank SIMONA F
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

So glad you found us, Simona! Thanks for the fantastic review. We love hearing that everything was perfect from the beginning to the end. Looking forward to seeing you and your husband again soon! Grazie, Letizia B.

Reviewed 6 January 2015

took the family there in search of some authentic Italian pasta and while the staff were very attentive, the meals fell way short of what was expected based on the reviews. The food was nice, but nothing outstanding and definitely not for the price being...More

1  Thank MercatoRoma
Letizia B, Owner at Il Punto Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2015

Thank you for your feedback. While we appreciate that you found our staff to be attentive, we are disappointed that you did not find your meals to be what you expected. We work hard to give each guest an excellent experience with us. We wish...More

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Steve C
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Response from 85buongustaio85 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello ! Thank you for this question. Please email us and we'll send you the wine list. Grazie
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Response from Ricksta59 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a small restaurant, but we found they were so friendly I am sure they would put some tables together for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 9th Ave, Corner of 38th Street, New York City, NY 10018-2802
    (38th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop on the block of the restaurant on 9th Avenue and corner of 38th Street. On 42nd Street - A,B,C,D, E and F trains nearby.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-244-0088
  • E-mail
Description
Your escape to Italy is here, in Midtown Manhattan, at Il Punto Ristorante. Our lunch and dinner menus feature fresh, homemade pastas, seafood, poultry, and veal. Accompany your meal with a selection from our wine list, and a delicious dessert! Il Punto features a main dining room, a full Bar, and two small dining rooms perfect for private events, meetings or celebrations. Buon Appetito!
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